Lila Johnson is still paying back the money she borrowed last shutdown.
The tech industry relies on an army of temps and contractors who don't get the cushy benefits of full-time employees.
Lyft says it’s a more equitable way to give out bonuses for rides, but some drivers say it’s eating into their profits.
Estimates of the size of the workforce depend on how freelance or "independent contractor" work is defined.
It's not just federal workers who will feel the impact.